Nissan Interstar MOT Results

Registered in 2008
52.0% pass rate
from 177 tests in 2020
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Interstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Brakes (57% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 24% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 21% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 9.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 6.8% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Plate brake tester (33 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (31 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (37 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 9.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 6.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 6.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.7% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Lever
  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
      • 0.56% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.56% fail on Arm
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.56% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.56% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.8% fail on Springs
      • 2.3% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.1% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.56% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.56% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
      • 0.56% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.56% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.56% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.56% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.56% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission
      • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Joints
      • 0.56% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.56% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition
      • 0.56% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.56% fail on Catch
    • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.56% fail on Body
      • 0.56% fail on Other body component
    • 0.56% fail on Load security
      • 0.56% fail on Loading door
    • 0.56% fail on Floor
    • 0.56% fail on Undertray
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.7% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.56% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.56% fail on Steering play
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.56% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.56% fail on Condition